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Identity theft

Identity Management To-Do List Aligns with Cybersecurity

November 7, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Identity management should be a major component of an enterprise risk management strategy, yet IAM technology decisions are often treated tactically or left to application developers or IT operations staff who don’t always prioritize security in their planning. The ESG […]


Identity theft

The CISO’s Guide to Minimizing Health Care Security Risks

October 6, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

In an ever-changing, dynamic threat landscape, a chief information security officer (CISO) in the health care sector must have knowledge in multiple areas and understand that data breaches have severe repercussions that affect employees, patients and the organization at large. […]


Identity theft, Network security

Credit card fraud: What you need to know now

August 30, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Maritza Dominguez has seen some impressive attempts at payment fraud in her 18 months as trust and security lead at Patreon, a site that allows online artists and web content creators to get paid by running membership businesses for their […]


Identity theft

How Security Pros Can Help Protect Patients from Medical Data Theft

July 14, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Imagine discovering that a local hospital’s IT system has been hacked and the hackers are threatening to publish patients’ names, addresses, and medical records on the Internet. In September 2016, this happened to 6,000 patients in Oklahoma. As security professionals know, this […]


Identity theft, Mobile security

The Internet of Things to Come in Cybersecurity

July 11, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

The Internet of Things: Enabling Innovation and Exploitation Stop checking whether or not you’ve achieved your step goal. Right now. The widespread use of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies and the shift towards interoperability within the Internet of Things (IoT) — the […]


Hacker, Identity theft

Bithumb, the fourth largest Bitcoin exchange has been hacked

July 6, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

Bithumb, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin and Ether crypto currencies exchanges, has been hacked. The hackers have stolen more than $1 Million in crypto currencies from the accounts of several users of the South Jordan exchange. Bithumb is the first […]


Identity theft

Five Tips to Stay Safe on Social Media While Traveling

June 7, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Oversharing your travel plans can put you, your colleagues, your corporate data systems, your property and even your loved ones at risk. Similarly, announcing to the world that your home is vacant obviously increases the odds of a break-in, so […]


Identity theft

Target agreed to pay $18.5 Million over 2013 data breach

May 25, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

Target, the US retail giant, has entered a settlement with the US Attorneys General and it has agreed to pay $18.5 million over the 2013 data breach. Target, the US retail giant, has entered a settlement with the Attorneys General […]


Identity theft

Are you making it easier for identity thieves?

May 16, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

News of data breaches and the risks of identity theft and fraud persist, but consumers’ vigilance and awareness haven’t kept pace. A national survey by Experian revealed that not only is America’s collective guard down, but people feel they are […]


Identity theft

Bank accounts raided after crooks exploit huge flaw in mobile networks

May 8, 2017

Via: Naked Security

When you’re as ginormous a target as the global telecommunications industry, and you’re sitting on a flaw as big as the one affecting its SS7 protocol, best not rely on “security through obscurity”. You and your customers could get badly […]